Indra Selvarajah

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Coconut panna cotta

<i>I remember the first time I tried a vanilla panna cotta – it felt like a heavenly white chocolate whirlwind! But gallons of cream, sugar and gelatine</i> …

Schmaltz-Refried Pinto Beans

8 Servings<p>Most store-bought lard (the traditional fat in refried beans) is nearly flavorless, unlike chicken fat, which is delicious and readily available.<p>February 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 ounces slab bacon, sliced ¼ inch thick<p>1 large onion, chopped<p>4 garlic cloves, chopped<p>1 dried chile de árbol, seeds …

8 Street Food Recipes From Around The World

1<p>Street food is popular the world over, but the Brazilians sure know how to party. These amazing snacks of creamy chicken filling coated in a chicken …

Asian Salmon Burgers | Salmon Recipes

<i>This delicious fish dish uses Asian spices to create a flavoursome burger, made with fresh salmon fillets, zesty lime and fiery red chilli. Rustle it</i> …

True, the coffee isn’t the greatest, but then you’re not supposed to order coffee, but tea the colour of a Geordie lothario

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Christmas is a time to forget the waistline and treat ourselves, so make room at your table for French onion soup gratin, confit duck and chocolate yo-yos<p>A couple of weeks ago, in Weekend’s winter food special, I argued that this Christmas we should let vegetables rule the roost. But if you’d …

Recipes

How Kat Cole Went From Hooters Girl to Running a Billion-Dollar Brand

The rise of a self-made American woman<p>Kat Cole is irrepressible. Currently a group president at food conglomerate Focus Brands, the 37-year-old exec has been heading up billion-dollar businesses since she was just 32, when she took the reins at Cinnabon. That's after she rose the corporate ranks at …

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The best hot chocolate recipes for winter

On a chilly winter night, when you're huddling by the fire in your cosiest jumper, there is no treat more satisfying than a big, steaming mug of hot chocolate.<p>Chocolate super-fans the Aztecs started drinking rich cocoa-based tipples thousands of years ago, but it wasn't until the 1500s, when …

6 Homemade Spice, Salt, and Sugar Blends to Keep Within Reach

Like water-skiing, calculus, and poker, spice organization is a skill—<i>an art</i>—that simply eludes me.<p>The only space we had for spices in my childhood home was a deep, three-shelved cabinet; the spices extended all the way to the back wall. To need, say, dried oregano or a cinnamon stick or just a …

<b>Readers’ recipe swap:</b> Sprightly, vivid and and fragrant, clementines add a welcome zing to both sweet and savoury winter recipes

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A humble panful of chickpeas can be transformed into a fiery weekday curry, paired with chorizo for a punchy Spanish stew, topped with lamb in the ultimate hummus dish and flecked with aubergine for aromatic veggie main<p>There is something to be said for the ease of opening a tin when you are in …

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Are you a nail biter? A hair twister? Or always late? 4 tips for breaking bad habits

Whoever came up with the expression "drop like a bad habit" most likely never tried to stop biting their nails. So-called nervous habits are considered cousins of compulsive disorders. "Some people would define these habits as obsessive behavior," says psychotherapist Richard O'Connor, author of …

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Everything You Need to Know About Brining

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it every day leading up to Thanksgiving to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to help you host the least stressful Thanksgiving yet. No promises on the crazy</i> …

Magic cakes: the miraculous recipes that make three cakes in one

WHAT IS A MAGIC CAKE?<p>Magic cakes are made simply of eggs, sugar, flour, butter and milk. So what’s magic about that, you might ask. There may be nothing unusual about the ingredients, but the magic in these cakes happens in the baking. The batter of the cake is very liquid, so it divides into three …

Dessert

Top 10 High Protein Breakfast Foods | The Zone

Breakfast is often described as the most important meal of the day- for us gym goers we may consider the most important meal of the day to be pre and …

20 Fat-Burning Pasta Recipes for Weight Loss

Pasta’s got a bad rep, but this wasn’t always the case. Ever heard the saying, “You are the company you keep?” The minute pasta starting hanging …

5 Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence is more than a hot topic or trending hashtag. The term describes an extremely important concept: a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful effect of these emotions, and to use that information to guide thinking and …

Emotional Intelligence

58 cognitive biases that screw up everything we do

In fact, we are prone to hundreds of proven biases that cause us to think and act irrationally, and even thinking we're rational despite evidence of irrationality in others is known as blind spot bias.<p>The study of how often human beings do irrational things was enough for psychologist Daniel …

How to beat stress: a complete and relaxing guide

Britain: you're stressed.<p>That, in three words, was the basic message of a wide-ranging Bupa study back in 2013, which looked at the behaviours of 10,000 people and concluded that 44pc were in the throes of stress, with 27pc "close to breaking point".<p>“If left unchecked for a prolonged period of …

Are any foods safe to eat anymore? Here’s the truth

Is bacon really as bad for you as cigarettes? Will coffee give you a heart attack? Do wheat-eaters suffer “brain fog”? BBC Future examines the foods, the fears – and the facts.<p>Food was once seen as a source of sustenance and pleasure. Today, the dinner table can instead begin to feel like a …

Five new apps for a more efficient you

"There aren't enough hours in the day" is the common refrain of the overworked worker. But perhaps it's not so much a case of having too much to do, but rather not being able to handle the load efficiently.<p>Here comes technology to the rescue. New gadgets and software help us do more, with the best …

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Understanding ISIS

<i>"Under the Black Flag - At the Frontier of the New Jihad" by Sami Moubayed</i><p>Unsurprisingly following the rise and rise of ISIS there is a glut of writing looking to better understand and explain the roots, origins and ascent of what is widely accepted to be the richest and most dangerous 'terrorist' …

14 things successful people do before breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

Blast Away the Sunday Night Blues With This Simple Habit | Inc.com

What do you usually do on Sunday evenings?<p>If you're like most people, the end of the week will probably find you kicking back in front of the TV, spending some time with family and friends, or -- let's be honest -- stressing about the work week ahead. While Sunday is supposed to be a mellow day of …

9 Little-Known Habits of Confident People

<i>"With confidence, you have won before you have started." -- Marcus Garvey</i><p>Confidence is often the single differentiator between people who get what they want and people who don't. Those who think and believe they can do something -- run a marathon, start an entrepreneurial venture, ask someone out …

Try Serena Williams' Super Quick Happiness Hack

It's all in the wrist.<p>In the November issue of Wired, for which she's both the guest editor and cover girl, tennis pro Serena Williams reveals a technological trick that pretty much guarantees a good mood. She writes:<p>I started using affirmations as the passwords to my phone and my computer. (No, …

8 Free Online Courses For People Who Are Never Tired Of Learning

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If you're looking for a role model of lifelong success, you can't do much better than Bill Gates. Microsoft, the company he founded, created a whole industry. At a net worth of nearly $80 billion, he's the richest man in the world. His philanthropic activities reach far and wide and have actually …

Self-improvement

3 Brain Dead Simple Steps to Stop Procrastinating

Everybody has <i>that</i> friend. That guy or gal who never keeps a commitment. You ask them to do something, maybe they offer to help you with something, come out for a drink or send you an email with some information. They NEVER do it.<p>We humans are pretty smart. We quickly learn that this person cannot …